Thanks to Consumerization, It's IPO Season in Analytics

At some indeterminate time, very possibly this year, business intelligence (BI) favorite Tableau Software will file for its initial public offering. It continued laying the groundwork for the move on Thursday, Feb. 23, by announcing accounting and finance specialist Brooke Seawell as the company’s newest board member. When Tableau does file, it will be in good company along with others that were smart enough to ride the twin waves of consumerization and big data.

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